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  • Preamble

    Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), is a multi-campus university, named after great patriotic leader Jenab Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah popularly known as Sher-e-Kashmir. It was established in the year 1982 through an Act of the J&K Assembly, with its headquarter at Shalimar, Srinagar. In the year1998-99, the University was renamed as Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-Kashmir) and its territorial jurisdiction redefined to Kashmir and Ladakh regions.



  • Brief Details

    • Sector Agriculture
    • Estd. 1982
    • Area Kashmir and Ladakh regions
  • Mission

    Teaching, research and extension education services related to agriculture and allied sciences directed to food, nutritional and livelihood security

    University is committed to develop quality human resource, innovative technologies and their dissemination so as to serve the farming community of the State with dedication and zeal

  • Mandate

    Making provisions for imparting education in different branches of study in agriculture, horticulture, veterinary and animal sciences, forestry, fisheries, agricultural engineering, food science, environmental sciences, sericulture and other allied sciences

    Furthering the advancement of learning and research in agriculture and other allied sciences, with particular emphasis on temperate and cold arid agriculture

    Dissemination of such sciences and technologies to the rural farming community of the State through extension education services; and such other purposes as the University may from time to time determin